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“Disgraceful” Opoku Agyemang Didn’t Understand Education – Napo

The Education Minister, Dr. Mathew Opoku Prempeh has descended heavily on his predecessor Professor Jane Naana Opoku-Agyemang describing her as an “embarrassment” and one who didn’t understand education. “Her four-year tenure under John Mahama was an embarrassment,” Dr. Opoku Prempeh told Kwadwo Asare-Baffuor Acheampong popularly known as KABA on Asempa …

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Free SHS challenges: Vitting, Kalipohini students sleep in the open

The implementation of free senior high school policy is being impeded by inadequate classroom block and accommodation at Vitting SHS and Kalipohini SHS, both in the Northern Region. First-year students of the two schools – beneficiaries of the free education policy – sleep in the open or under trees, exposing …

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Colleges of Education teachers on strike over unpaid salaries

Teachers at Ghana’s colleges of education have begun a nationwide strike to protest unpaid salaries spanning 12 months. Early on, the Colleges of Education Teachers Association of Ghana (CETAG) threatened to embark on the strike if the government failed to pay salary arrears owed its members since October 2016. According to …

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We Are Disappointed In The Government – CETAG

The Colleges of Education Teachers Association of Ghana (CETAG), has declared a nationwide strike in protest of unpaid salaries . The teachers had threatened to down their tools if the government failed to pay salary arrears owed its members since October 2016. We are disapointed H.Bani said on Radio1 Morning Show …

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‘Give Us Our Money And We’ll Resume Work’ – Teachers To Government

Teachers of colleges of education have insisted they will not return to the classrooms until government pays them their nine-month salary arrears and show commitment to resolve all outstanding issues.  They have disregarded a call from a member of the Ghana Labour Commission to resume work, stating the call was …

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Free SHS Will Work Despite Challenges – Nana Addo

President Akufo Addo has said his administration will ensure the free SHS policy is sustained despite the difficulties that confront it currently. Citi News has reported about the infrastructure challenges facing some Senior High Schools across the country since the introduction of the policy. In an interaction with the Bawku …

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We are frightened, in despair and disgraced – Scholarship students abroad lament neglect

With the world being made more compact by technology, the desperation of some students on government scholarships worldwide is being given a regular voice and wider reach. Their dire situation is seemingly compounded by a sense of neglect they feel for what they describe as their humanitarian crisis after being …

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I’ll Abolish Shift System In Ga South Schools – MCE

The Ga South Municipal Chief Executive, Joseph Nyani, says he will abolish the public school shift system in his municipality by 2020. “When I came [into office], I found that almost 60% of the schools run the shift system. It is my vision to end the shift system or to …

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Calm Returns To Bolga SHS After Riots

Calm has returned to the campus of the Bolgatanga Senior High School (SHS) in the Upper East Region after the students last Friday went on the rampage damaging properties of some teachers over the death of their colleague. Three cars belonging to some teachers were damaged and some bungalows were …

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13-Year-Old KNUST Student Needs Counselling – Professor Yankah

The news of Ghana’s youngest kid to join the league of tertiary players took the world by surprise but 13-year-old Ruth Ama Gyan-Darkwa has credited her success in the academia and life, to the grace of God. For a minor like Ruth to gain admission into the Kwame University of …

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